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DROPS Extra 0-169 by DROPS Design

DROPS jumper in “Ardesia” in moss st with large turtle neck. Size M.

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NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here.
Moss st:
Row 1: * K1, P1 *, repeat from *-*.
Row 2: P over K and K over P.
Repeat row 2.

Double moss st:
Row 1: * K1, P1 *, repeat from *-*.
Row 2: P over P and K over K.
Row 3: P over K and K and K over P.
Row 4: like row 2.
Repeat row 1-4.

Jumper:
Worked from side to side in 1 piece, back and forth on circular needle. Beg with sleeve. Cast on 40 sts on needle size 3 mm and work 5 cm moss st. Change to needle size 7 mm and continue in double moss st, at the same time inc 1 st each side on every other row until piece measures 35 cm = 86 sts.
Now cast on new sts each side at the beg of every row:
3 sts 5 times each side, 4 sts 3 times each side = 140 sts.
Continue until piece measures 60 cm.
Now divide the piece with 70 sts on front piece and 70 sts on back piece. Slip sts for front piece on a stitch holder and continue on back piece. Cast off for neckline at the beg of every row from the top: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 2 times = 66 sts.
Continue until piece measures 75 cm = mid back.
Now cast on new sts at the beg of every row from the top: 2 sts 1 time and 1 st 2 times = 70 sts.
Slip all sts on a stitch holder and slip all 70 sts for front piece back on needle.
Cast off for neckline at the beg of every row from the top: 4 sts 1 time, 2 sts 2 times = 62 sts.
Continue until piece measures 75 cm.
Now cast on new sts at the beg of every row from the top: 4 sts 1 time, 2 sts 2 times = 70 sts.

Slip all sts back on needle = 140 sts, and work the other half of jumper as described above, but dec instead of inc. Finish with 5 cm moss st on needle size 3 mm and cast off.

Assembly: Sew sleeve and side seams. Pick up 80 sts round neckline on needle size 3 mm and work 2 cm moss st, cast off. Pick up approx 100 sts along bottom edge of jumper on needle size 3 mm and work 18 cm moss st, cast off.

Loose neck: Cast on 90 sts on circular needle size 7 mm and work 30 cm moss st, cast off.

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